वाहीक

vahik mahabharat kal mean panjab ke aratth desh ka hi ek nam tha. yahaan ke nivasiyoan ko mahabharat, karnaparv mean bhrasht acharan ke lie kukhyat bataya gaya hai.[1]

  • vahik nam ki utpatti is prakar kahi gee hai-
'vahishchanam hikashch vipaashayaan pishachakau tayorapyan vahika naisha srishtiah prajapateah.'[2]

arthat "vipasha nadi mean do pishach rahate the, 'vahi' aur 'hik'. inhian donoan ki santan 'vahik' kahalati hai."

  • uparokt shlok mean anary athava mlechchh jati ke vahikoan ya aratth vasiyoan ki kalpanik utpatti ka varnan hai. sanbhav hai inhean vastavik pishach jati se sanbanddh mana jata ho.
  • pishach jati ka prachin granthoan mean varnan hai. paishachi bhasha mean granthoan ki rachana bhi huee hai.[3]
  • yah bhi mana jata hai ki aryoan ke ane ke poorv kashmir mean pishach aur nag jatiyoan ka nivas tha.[1]
  • jan p data hai ki vahik, 'bahlik' ya 'bahlik' ka hi roopaantar hai, jo mool roop se balkh ya bektriya[4] ka prachin bharatiy nam tha. yahian ke log kalaantar mean panjab aur nikatavarti kshetroan mean akar bas gaye the. ye apane anary riti rivajoan ke karan us samay anadar ki drishti se dekhe jate the.
  • vahikoan ka mukhy nagar shakal[5] tha, jahaan 'jartik' (jat) nam ke vahik rahate the-
'shakalan nam nagaramapaga nam nimnaga, jartikanamavahikasteshaan vrittan suninditamh.'[6]
  • vahik ka arth bahy ya videshi bhi ho sakata hai,[7] kiantu adhik sanbhav yahi jan p data hai ki yah shabd, jisaki kalpanik ya lok prachalit vyutpatti mahabharat ke uparyukt uddharan mean bataee gee hai, vastutah bahlik ya farasi balkh ka hi roopaantaran hai.[1]


tika tippani aur sandarbh

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 aitihasik sthanavali |lekhak: vijayendr kumar mathur |prakashak: rajasthan hindi granth akadami, jayapur |sankalan: bharatakosh pustakalay |prishth sankhya: 847 |
  2. mahabharat, karnaparv 44, 41-42
  3. gunadhy ne apani kathaoan ko isi bhasha mean likha tha.
  4. afaganistan mean sthit
  5. siyalakot, pakistan
  6. mahabharat, karnaparv 44, 10
  7. histr aauf di jats, pri. 14